reserve requirement Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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Meaning of "reserve requirement" - Business English Dictionary

reserve requirement

noun [C]
 
 
( also reserve ratio) US BANKING, FINANCE
an agreed amount of money that a bank must keep, usually a percentage of the amount that it has lent at a particular time: The central bank changed its minimum reserve requirement for commercial banks.
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